Assured United to contain Roma

Do you believe in miracles? Because that is exactly what is needed for Roma to progress to the Europa League final. Some desperate defending and confident attacking play from Manchester United saw the Red Devils come from 2-1 down to win 6-2 in the first leg at Old Trafford. Paulo Fonseca’s men are around a 50/1 shot to overcome the deficit, we have seen it before when Barcelona beat Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 at Camp Nou to write off a 4-0 first leg loss, but that is widely deemed as the greatest comeback of the century. The scoreline should be more respectable but I cannot see Roma getting anywhere near progression.

Reverting to type

Ever since taking over the reigns from Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has shored up the Manchester United defence. Many of their victories particularly away from home in the Premier League have come when hitting teams on the counter attack, with the four goal lead up his sleeve I feel that the Norwegian will be content with sitting back and containing Roma, and giving some well earned respite to the likes of star man Bruno Fernandes. Harry Maguire amongst much criticism have been a great servant over the last two seasons, always standing up to be counted in the biggest matches and dragging the more inexperienced defenders around him up to his level. Expect the England international to marshall his side safely into the final in the second leg.

Dare to dream

Roma are now just two points above eighth placed Sassuolo in Serie A, occupying seventh place which would earn them a spot in the inaugural Europa Conference League. Ensuring they qualify for that competition is more realistic and now given the first leg scoreline, more important than their Europa League dream. Therefore even with the four goal lead, as they have no stress domestically, Manchester United still have more to play for in this encounter than the hosts. They will not risk fluffing this opportunity.

Goals?

The goal line is very high so I am looking to oppose goals here.

  • Roma have scored in eight of 10.
  • Roma have conceded in nine of 10.
  • Roma have seen both teams score in seven of 10.
  • Roma have seen over 2.5 goals in five of 10.
  • United have scored in nine of 10.
  • United have conceded in five of 10.
  • United have seen both teams score in five of 10.
  • United have seen over 2.5 goals in five of 10.

Without the pressure for attacking output, United can squeeze a low scoring success in this one.

Roma - Manchester United Betting Tip

Under 3.25 Asian goals with bet365 at odds of 17/20 or 1.85.

Like post if you agree with Marcus's Tips

How did you bet? Share your thoughts here.

More recent betting tips

Bet closesTipsterEventBetOddsResult
12 May
20:15
Chelsea vs. Arsenal
English Premier League
Bet: Under 2.5 goals
 
13 May
17:00
Aston Villa vs. Everton
English Premier League
Bet: Everton
 
13 May
21:00
Granada vs. Real Madrid
Spanish La Liga
Bet: Real Madrid to Win + Under 3.5 goals
 
14 May
19:00
Newcastle United vs. Manchester City
English Premier League
Bet: Over 3.5 goals
 
15 May
17:15
Chelsea vs. Leicester City
FA Cup
Bet: Chelsea to Win
 
15 May
19:45
Roma vs. Lazio
Italian Serie A
Bet: Over 3 Asian goals
 

More news and promotions

Betway Cricket is offering a massive bonus of ₹8000

Betway India are offering all new players a chance to claim a fantastic cricket bonus ahead of IPL 2021! Read more

Claim a top football bonus with Betway Soccer today!

Football 12 April 2021

Betway are without a doubt our football betting site of choice and they're offering you the chance to claim a world class welcome bonus for all the biggest and best matches and ... Read more

Claim a massive ₹10,000 IPL Bonus with Comeon!

Indian Premier League 6 April 2021

Comeon! are really pulling out all the stops for IPL 2021 with a huge ₹10,000 IPL Bonus to be used on a range of IPL odds! Read more

Fun88's 200% bonus is just what you need for this year's IPL!

Indian Premier League 6 April 2021

Fun88 are getting serious about this year's IPL and are giving you the chance to get a 200% WELCOME BONUS specifically for betting on IPL 2021! Read more

34 LAKH up for grabs with the Parimatch IPL Jackpot!

Indian Premier League 8 April 2021

Parimatch are offering the chance to participate in one of the biggest IPL jackpots this year with a total of ₹34 LAKH up for grabs! Read more